TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 2, 2015

The Senate today approved a bill to reform National Security Agency domestic surveillance programs, ending a drawn-out showdown on Capitol Hill that saw counterterrorism provisions expire. The bill, which passed the House nearly three weeks ago, requires the government to obtain a warrant to collect phone metadata from telecommunications companies. It now heads to President Barack Obama, who has pledged to sign the bill. WCYB has the story from CNN.